ETCetera is a full-color journal of historical typewriter topics, published quarterly, with German and Spanish translations.

The mission of the Early Typewriter Collectors’ Association is to support communication and interaction within the community of typewriter lovers and collectors, and to encourage its growth. Our magazine, ETCetera, serves that mission by gathering and sharing knowledge about typewriter history with the community and beyond!

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ETCetera No. 136 - Spring 2022

No. 136 - Spring 2022

  • Editor's Notes
  • The Axial - Out of the woodwork
  • Mario Bellini's typewriters - Olivetti's master designer
  • Live at Tony's - A virtual meeting
  • The repair bench: Fixing an Emerson without a lathe
  • The Thuber papers - Typed letters from the 1840s
  • New on the Shelf & The Drawband
  • Around the World
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ETCetera No. 135 - Winter 2022

No. 135 - Winter 2022

  • Editor's Notes
  • Fox Portables
  • Miss Remington
  • Searching for a patent
  • New on the Shelf
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ETCetera No. 134 - Fall 2021

No. 134 - Fall 2021

  • Editor's Notes
  • The Duplex - a brilliant failure
  • The Rapid - The world’s first trust- action typewriter
  • The Lego typewriter - a review
  • Polyglotts - Typing in tongues
  • New on the Shelf & The Drawband
  • Around the World
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Since 1987, the Early Typewriter Collectors’ Association has been bringing typewriter lovers together. By joining ETCA, you connect to a network of people around the world who appreciate typewriters — as antiques, as windows into history, as feats of engineering, as works of art, and as practical writing machines. You will receive our full-color magazine, ETCetera, four times a year, and we’ll keep you informed about major events and opportunities.

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